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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Senior Paralegal with supervisory responsibilities, able to manage cases, coordinate documents and complete in-depth research to support work in insurance defense law. Strengths include verbal and written communication, multitasking and time management. Prepared to offer 20 years of experience to take on a challenging role with a growing team. Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills; easily forge positive working relationships with clients, associates, and management at multiple professional levels. Hardworking, knowledgeable, and goal-oriented with demonstrated record of success in leadership positions.

Skills
  • Documentation and control
  • Policy and Procedure Modification
  • Expense Reporting
  • Team Leadership
  • Payroll and budgeting
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability
Education
Walden University Minneapolis, MN, Expected in Ph.D. : Public Administration - Law And Public Policy - GPA :

Anticipated Dec 2022

Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 2011 MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION : Law and Public Policy - GPA :
Loyola University Chicago, IL Expected in 2007 MASTER OF JURISPRUDENCE : Business Law - GPA :
Roosevelt University Chicago, IL Expected in 2004 Certificate of Completion Paralegal Studies : - GPA :

the American Bar Association

University of Illinois At Chicago Chicago, IL Expected in 2000 BACHELOR OF ART : political science - GPA :
Work History
Spices Usa - Office Manager
Forest Park, GA, 03/2020 - Current
  • Supervised appointment scheduling for several attorneys and adjusted changes through Outlook application.
  • Crisis management of administrative staff during Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Processed payroll and payroll liabilities for staff and attorneys.
  • Paid invoices to vendors and forwarded invoices to client for direct payment.
  • Processed payments for 401k Pension Plan.
  • Managed budgets and financial data via Quick Books.
  • Timely processed monthly billing reports and met with billing clerk to reconcile errors.
  • Supervised legal assistants’ work assignments.
  • Maintained office systems for client billing, accounts receivables and accounts payable.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities, including ordering and requisitions, stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Monitored and evaluated personnel performance to complete annual reviews, recommend advancement or address productivity concerns.
  • Optimized organizational systems for payment collections, AP/AR, deposits and recordkeeping.
  • Established efficient workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall effectiveness of personnel and activities.
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records.
Common Spirit - Senior Paralegal
Lawrenceville, IL, 10/2000 - 03/2020
  • Consistently demonstrated outstanding problem-solving abilities while working proactively and independently to complete challenging projects within established deadlines.
  • Trained new employees on company policies and legal standards.
  • Managed all incoming correspondence from judges, court administrative staff and opposing parties;.
  • Answered client calls and responded to inquiries using open ended questioning skills to attain applicable information;.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information;.
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation, and preparing digital materials and displays;.
  • Assist attorneys in preparing for arbitration, mediation, and trial with regard to insurance defense cases in federal and state court;.
  • Prepare deposition abstracts, draft pleadings, complaints, responses and motions, discovery, pre- and post-trial pleadings;.
  • Prepared and propounded discovery requests, responses, and subpoenas with tight deadlines;.
  • Drafted correspondence and documentation and materials to appropriate parties;.
  • Dictaphone experience/Digital Dictation;.
  • Conduct legal research;.
  • Maintain document files, cases, and court schedule via management database;.
  • E-File court documents with state, appellate and federal courts.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations and handouts for various seminars/conferences.
  • Revised Company Newsletter for prospective new clients.
  • Notary Public university of illinois at chicago Office of Disability Services | student worker | august.
Lamar Advertising Company - Student Worker
Tallahassee, FL, 01/1997 - 05/2000
  • Interacted with clients by phone, email, or in-person to provide information and direct to desired staff members;.
  • Greeted incoming office visitors, answered questions, and directed individuals to desired locations to enhance team efficiency;
  • Helped with administrative support, including managing incoming calls, coordinating files, and sorting mail;.
  • Supervised the editing of Office of Disability Services Conversion Procedural Handbook;.
  • Data entry and editing documents;.
  • Typed memorandum reports for office personnel;.
  • Recorded student lecture notes, book chapters, and articles, to audio at request of visually impaired students;.
  • Proctor exams for students;.
  • Maintained confidential files regarding student records.
Affiliations
Member, Illinois Paralegal Association Member, American Society for Public Administration Member, Walden University’s Chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Walden University
  • Loyola University
  • Roosevelt University
  • University of Illinois At Chicago

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  • Senior Paralegal
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